Tuberculosis Diagnosis

Salient Features :

  • ISO 9001-2008 CERTIFIED
  • State of the art modern technology.
  • Complete Automation and Bio-safety level adherence.
  • Appropriate logistics for Molecular diagnostics.
  • Qualified and well trained personnel.
  • Pick-up of specimens and delivery of reports

Services Offered :

  • Microscopy including Ziehl Neelson’s & Fluroscence Microscopy
  • Cultures by Automated (Colorimetry & Fluorometry) and Lowenstein Jenson’s medium
  • Antituberculosis Susceptibility testing by automation & Lowenstein Jenson’s medium
  • Routine examination of Fluids, Sputum etc for Tuberculosis
  • Adenosine Deaminase Test (ADA) for Fluids
  • Molecular Diagnosis for Tuberculosis
  • T.B Gold for Rapid Diagnosis. (Quantiferon)

Interesting Cases :

  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt infection due to mycobacterium fortuitum in an immunocompetent patient
  • Mycobacterium scrofulaceum causing Lymphadenitis in Immunocompetent patient
  • 60% isolation of Mycobacterium species in skin tuberculosis